Food and Farms
Food and Farms
Augason Farms Emergency Food Supply Pail
Dec 16, 2014
My review of the Augason Farms "72 hour supply" emergency food pail. This is excellent for short to mid term disaster preparedness with a particularly long s...
The Story of Sole Food Farms
Dec 06, 2014
Sole Food transforms vacant urban land into street farms that grow artisan quality fruits and vegetables, available at farmer's markets, local restaurants an...
Food Inc. Chicken Farm
Dec 12, 2014
A fed up chicken farmer invites the camera in to film the poor health of her chickens as a result of the abnormal growth. She discusses the use of antibiotic...
Goggin: Many events in Athens celebrate local food
I am in constant amazement at the plethora of wonderful organizations and fantastic projects right here in the Athens community. Great people doing great things for great causes are everywhere!
Taste Your PLACE recognizes good local foods
Local food enthusiasts, farmers and restaurateurs gathered at Cine last week to bid on a silent auction, enjoy fresh tapas and hand out Athens Local Food Awards at a fundraiser for PLACE (Promoting Local Agriculture and Cultural Experience).
Contest turns up locally grown food as the winner
Sure, pie’s supposed to be a dessert.
Around Oconee: Farmers Market to bloom
The annual vendors' meeting of the Oconee Farmers Market will take place at 5 p.m. Sunday in the meeting room of the Oconee County Library. Contact the Farmers Market at or Karl Berg at (706) 215-7385 for more information. All interested new and old vendors are invited to attend to discuss the season's opening date and other business.
Farmers, others capitalize on county's positive press
For the past several years, Oconee County has found a great patron in Progressive Farmer magazine, which has named the county twice among its top 10 rural places to live and last year designated Oconee as the "best place to raise a farm family in the South."
Kim: EBT cards now being taken at farmers market
Most societies believe that food is a basic human right. The problem is, no one said it has to be good food. And by good, I mean nutritionally balanced, fresh, high-quality food - a luxury no matter where you live.
Farmers' market ready for season
The Oconee County Farmers' Market will open at 8 a.m. Saturday on the grounds of the Eagle Tavern Museum. The market features fresh vegetables, fruits, plants, baked items and other assorted goodies.